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SharePoint Conferences, Looking Back...

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With SharePoint Conference 2014 registration now open, it seems appropriate to look back and provide just a little historical SPC information.

There have been 5 previous SharePoint Conferences.


The inaugural SharePoint Conference, SharePoint Conference 2006 was held in Bellevue, Washington on May 15th, 2006 at the Meydenbauer Convention Center with the keynote delivered by Bill Gates.  The theme…“Connecting People, Process, and Information”.


The second SharePoint Conference was held in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center on March 4th, 2008 with the keynote delivered by Kurt Delbene and Bill Gates.


18 months passed prior to the next SharePoint Conference in 2009 which is also the first time the conference was not held in Washington.  SharePoint Conference 2009 was held in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 12th, 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.  The keynote was delivered by Steve Ballmer and the attendee party featured Huey Lewis and the News.


The next conference was held on October 3rd, 2011 in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The SharePoint Conference 2011 keynote was delivered by Kurt Delbene and Jeff Teper.  The attendee party was held at Disneyland Resort in California.


The next SharePoint Conference was held in 2012, returning to Las Vegas, Nevada and the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.  The keynote was delivered by Jeff Teper, Scott Guthrie, and Jared Spataro.  The attendee party featured Bon Jovi.


We’re returning to Las Vegas, Nevada, but now at The Venetian Las Vegas on March 3rd, 2014.  Register today and become part of SharePoint history…

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